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Phytoliths: Applications in Earth Science and Human History

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Edited By: Jean Dominique Meunier and Fabrice Colin

380 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

A A Balkema

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #123033 | ISBN: 905809345X
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NHBS Special Offer Price: £131.99 £161.00 (Save £29.01) $164/€155 approx (ends 31/03/2017)

About this book

Presents the most recent advances in phytolith research and addresses the use of phytoliths for deciphering fundamental issues in Earth Science and Human History. Topics covered include Phytoliths in paleoclimatology and paleoecology; Phytoliths, diet and health; Archaeological structures, ancient agricultures and paleoethnobotany; Methodology, taxonomy and taphonomy; and Soil-plant interaction.


Contents

Preface; Review Paper 'A Crumudgeon's View of Grasss Phytolithology'; Phytoliths in palaeoclimatology and palaeoecology; Phytoliths, diet and health; Archaeological structures and ancient agriculture; Methodology, taxonomy and taphonomy; Soil-plant interactions

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